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Circle Jerk

January 18th, 2013 5:48 PM

This slang term refers to the positive feedback loop that can occur when ideas and beliefs are reinforced within a group or subculture’s enclosed space.

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Etymology of Circle Jerk

January 17th, 2013 10:14 PM

Circle jerk. It’s not an easy word to forget. Do you remember when you first found out what it meant? Help us find the origin and etymology of the term in both literal and metaphorical sense.

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